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follow the twists and turns. the fbi now says there is no evidence to support claims that hacking group anonymous infiltrated an fbi agent's laptop and lifted data for more than 12 million apple products. however the front page of "the financial times" lays it out and says hackers embarrass apple with this data release. there were over a million different devices, numbers were published online. this is a story that has many odd twists. the hackers said they would not give any interviews about this breach until a gawker posed with a ballet tutu with a shoe on his head for at least 24 hours. so the journalist did just that. he said that he would do anything for his craft. here is a picture of him posing in a tutu with a shoe on his head. anonymous went after this particular reporter because they've had some run-ins with him in the past. they haven't liked some of his reporting. he says, here it is. it's still posted on the front page of gawker. >> this is the best publicity gawker could possibly have today. >> really? >> i mean, right, a reporter with a tutu and a shoe on his head?
fbi investigation. what are you laughing about. >> really? >> that's not his real name is what you're saying. what about ochocinco, was that his real name? >> prosecutors say that dot-com, it's very hard to talk about him like that, was the ring leader of a group that made $175 million. >> it wasn't kim before he changed -- >> this is unfair to read this story this way. he was in court for an appeals hearing and the u.s. is now appealing a ruling that requires it to disclose the evidence they may have against him. dot-com, a german national, it's hard to say it. >> i want to see him do the -- >> -- is fighting extradition from the united states to new zealand, that is the story. >> it's hard to refer to someone as dot-com. >> remember madoff pushed back, that guy could push back and everyone would go flying, all 16 people. do you remember the madoff tape in. >> i do and there is mr. dot-comhimself. if you have comments, questions, anything you hear on the circus that is "squawk" this morning, shoot us an e-mail email@example.com and follow us on twitter @squawkcnbc is our handle.
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